Tasks planned by the Provincial Board of Trustees help to improve the coexistence of the elderly.

In the unit “My Golden Years” of the Project of “Home Care for the Elderly” of the Provincial Board, in agreement with the Ministry of Economic and Social Inclusion, provides specialized comprehensive care to 40 users with limited economic resources, residents of the neighborhoods ” San Rafael ”and“ El Florecer ”from Riobamba and from the“ La Libertad ”neighborhood of the San Luis parish.

Vilma Montes, a technician from the Provincial Board, indicates that the weekly planned tasks continue to be reinforced by making bottles by making or packages decorated with thread. In order to make a beautiful ornament, she places little eyes, drawing them on paper or cardboard, placing a ribbon or any object that the older adult has, “she stressed.

During the day, they work with 4 older adults, through calls, video calls and with the help of a family member, because in addition to the fact that many do not have cell phones, it is difficult to know how to use them.

Talks and replies are also held about prevention, hygiene and good nutrition measures that older adults should have to avoid contagion of the virus, so they are kept informed about the situation that exists with the pandemic, covid-19 , “We are constantly aware of the health and condition of each beneficiary of this unit”, specified the technique of the provincial Board.

Targelia Carrillo, an older adult and beneficiary of the inter-institutional project, expressed her gratitude to the Prefect, Dr. Juan Pablo Cruz, for the help they receive and the permanent concern for those most in need.